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mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. the situation in spots of the northeast are dire. >> it is. cbs 5 has teamed up with the american red cross to raise money for the victims and help get things back to normal as soon as possible. and we have been taking your calls and donations all morning long since about 6:00 this morning and the bay area has been very generous and we're not done yet. >> roberta gonzales is in the call center. those phones keep ringing. >> reporter: i am here in the hurricane relief fund telethon. we started at 6:00 this morning. we're going strong all the way until 7 p.m. i'm going to become your very personal friend over the next several hours because i'm not going anywhere. i need your help. i need you to help people on the east coast. it's west coast joining east coast. together we can make it better for everyone because 53,000 people still cannot go home because of the wrath of superstorm sandy. also, people are still without electricity and top that off with a second storm a nor'easter that raced through new york and new jersey yesterday dumping record amounts of
recovery efforts on hold. right now cbs 5 is manning with the red cross to partnering with other groups to help out. roberta gonzales is in our help center. >> reporter: i'm proud to be part of cbs 5's hurricane relief fund telethon. i'm going to be here from now until 7 p.m. each and every minute trying to raise a dollar from each and every one of you out there. so we're not leaving here until we have your support to help our friends across the country. in fact, we would like to give you a recap on what's happened over the past 7 days. it's been the american red cross, they have been there for the entire country in this will the battle for hurricane sandy. the red cross has served more than a million meals and snacks providing more than 17,000 health services and the emotional support contacts for people affected by sandy. now, get this stat. shelters have provided nearly 90,000 overnight stays and still today, this morning, 53,000 people are waking up in red cross shelters across the east coast. the red cross has also deployed more than 5300 disaster worker, 60 trailers of relief supp
future pushing for prop 30 but has been scrambling this week trying to avoid voter backlash. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on how he has gone all out to prevent ill-timed tuition hikes. >> reporter: the governor was front and center in the days leading up to the election. he had his hand out saying we need billions of dollars for schools and for our universities saying we need that or else. so with voters consenting to increased taxes just last week those tuition hikes could really have been a political embarrassment for the governor. >> we have some breathing room. proposition 30 gives significant revenue over 7 years. >> reporter: and that means no tuition increases for uc students at least for now. it's a small victory for the governor after the csu board made a similar move just yesterday to avoid fee increases that were on the agenda. as the lieutenant governor pointed out it seems some political posturing is going on. >> yet we again dealing with the political realities of not wanting to appear to increase tuition or fees just shortly after the election have punted a lit
. cbs news reporter danielle nottingham has more now from the white house. >> reporter: at his first press conference in 8 months, president obama faced questions about the widening scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to resign. >> by his own assessment did not meet the standards that he felt were necessary as the director of cia. >> reporter: president obama addressed why he did not hear about the fbi investigation until after the election. >> we're not supposed to meddle in, you know, criminal investigations and that's been our practice. >> reporter: before he handed in his resignation, he had been scheduled to testify about the attacks in benghazi, libya. he has agreed to meet with lawmakers. details are being work out. the petraeus scandal is general advertising general john allen's future. the -- jeopardizing general john allen's future after he exchanged e-mails with a socialite jill kelley. the white house and lawmakers have expressed support for general allen in nato. >> general allen has said that he does not -- has not done anything improper. i think he deserve
dozens in the dark. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is with the crews that are busy now trying to get those lights back on. >> reporter: good morning. they have been working nonstop. pg&e says there is still no estimated time of when the power will be restored. but you can look right now. they are in one of the cherry pickers trying to bring power back to the area. one crew member told me they are hoping to get the lights back on by 8 or 9:00 this morning. about 100 customers had their lights out because of the hoffman, fountain street and grandview avenue outages. that caused transformers to be shut down. the challenge is because so many transformers were affected. pg&e had to count just how many customers were tied to each transformer. for customers the challenge will be getting that power on in time for the workday. how will this affect your workday? >> it's bad. my husband works out of our home. so this is going to affect him most of all. >> reporter: now, last we heard, pg&e was able to replace one transformer in the area but they are working on getting those four or five more to inst
be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent hours dealing with the flare-ups. that's due to complications from a new roof on the home. the residents inside smelled smoke before the alarms went off. >>> san francisco city hall will be open for business today. this is a live look at city hall. it's running on a generator right now. pg&e crews are working to get powerfully restored there. >>> and last night an electrical problem in the basement set off the smoke a
a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit or were actually shut down and that's what caused the outage. now, if you look at some video, you can see that crews are busy working. the challenge involved multiple transformers so pg&e had to count how many customers were connected to each transformer. back out live again, you see lots of crews working here that pg&e crew member told me they are trying to get more crews to get out here to restore power
. we're live in san francisco, cate cauguiran cbs 5. >> if they got it at midnight, they have three hours to go. >> it's 5:11 right now, facing the fiscal cliff, a major push by the president today to avoid another recession. >>> and a shocking argument over politics, how it led to a woman running down her husband. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, . >>> we are following a water main break in day -- daley city. it's at this intersection, east market street and lausanne avenue. there is a school at that area at that intersection and we are sending a news crew. we'll bring live pictures from the scene shortly. in the meantime, a live look at our traffic center through antioch, westbound highway 4 at somersville, hearing about a crash. one lane is blocked and you can see slowing on our sensor. it's westbound and eastbound impacted so once you get past that antioch stretch, then things look better all the way out toward concord. back outside, a live look at one of the time saver traffic. this is, nimitz, these are heading northbound up toward high street and if you're heading further south toward mi
the broadcast. this show will air december 4th on cbs. the model, carly klaus also apologized on her twitter page and says she supports victoria secrets decision to remove this clip from the broadcast. i do have to tell you, i'm not sure it will be missed. lots of eye candy on the victoria secret fashion show so everyone will be okay. >> i think you're probably right about that, michelle. michelle turner, thanks so much. >>> online petition is putting pressure on macy's to tell donald trump, you're fired. michelle is back next hour to tell us why. >>> the boy scouts get thousands and thousands of dollars from corporations every year, but the agency's policies toward gays has one company saying, not anymore. [ male announcer ] when it comes to the financial obstacles military families face, we understand. at usaa, we know military life is different. we've been there. that's why every bit of financial advice we offer is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad! dad! [ applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] life brings obstacles. usaa brin
, also delivered. cbs delivered. disney could deliver. there's something about the industry. news corp. delivered and attracting really good executives. very positive. >> absolutely. when we come back this morning, qualcomm with a lift of better than expected numbers, upbeat guidance. the chairman and ceo paul jacobs. a sense of what's working for them and where the iphone 5 fits in. >>> also, this nor'easter and they named. we don't know why. dumping heavy, wet snow on the same region reeling from sandy. 5.7 inches of snow in newark. that is the most for november, a single day ever. unbelievable. we'll look at this storm's impact coming up. another look at futuring struggling to find stability after yesterday. we'll see how we do when "squawk on the street" comes back. up. a short word that's a tall order. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on fl
, and i checked with mark knoller, cbs radio who is a national institution, unofficial historian, contemporary presidency. president played golf 104 times. you know how many members of congress played golf with him? two. john boehner once and jim clyburn twice. that's it. i think there were 40 basketball games that are known and he played, there were ten members in one game and that's it. and go around -- go around to members -- there are democratic house offices of not freshmen or sophomore that's have never had a single white house official walk across the threshold. and now let's say the president is 100% committed to getting a bunt deal through, a grand bargain. but have you to ask yourself, even if his intentions are absolutely the best and even if he's absolutely committed to it, he is going to have to change the whole way he operates 100%. a democratic lobbyist friend of mine said the motto of the white house seems to be no new friends. [laughter] and so i mean i'm the long-term optimist and short-term pessimist. but we will see. >> and the difference between bill clinton
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